toggle menu
1000+ books
Go to Book

used in Gone with the Wind

6 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
rough calculation or judgment
  • There was more cotton in the fields than she or Pork had estimated, probably four bales, and soon the cabins would be full.
    3.26 (86% in)
  • Honey was a fool, a silly, a simpleton about men, but she had a feminine instinct about other women that Scarlett had underestimated.
    1.6 (87% in)
  • She said her lumber was better and cheaper too, and to prove it she ran up a long column of figures in her head and gave him an estimate then and there.
    4.36 (82% in)
  • When Tommy accepted her estimate and gave her the order, Scarlett had not taken her departure speedily and meekly but had idled about, talking to Johnnie Gallegher, the foreman of the Irish workers, a hard-bitten little gnome of a man who had a very bad reputation.
    4.36 (82% in)
  • Still, unbidden, came the thought that Ashley could never make a quick estimate in his head and give a price that was correct, as she could.
    4.41 (93% in)
  • He gave her a level look as though estimating how much coquetry was behind the question.
    5.50 (26% in)

There are no more uses of "estimate" in Gone with the Wind.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary / more samples — Oxford® USDictionary / more samples — Oxford® USDictionary list —®Dictionary list —®